Mumbai eye victory against Railways

Updated: 26 November 2009 16:21 IST

Harmeet Singh scalped three wickets for 25 runs as Mumbai sniffing victory against Railways in their Ranji Trophy Super League Group A match on Thursday.

Mumbai eye victory against Railways

New Delhi:

Spinner Harmeet Singh scalped three wickets for 25 runs as Mumbai sniffing victory against Railways in their Ranji Trophy Super League Group A match on Thursday.

After skittling out the hosts for 187, Mumbai rode on Rohit Sharma's 101 to post 284 in the first innings and then left Railways at 174 for seven at the end of third day.

With Railways having 77-run lead and three wickets in hand, Mumbai would make every effort in the final day to win the match and bag the full points.

M Suresh (29) and K V Sharma (15) remained unbeaten when the day's play ended.

Harmeet extracted good turn from the Karnail Singh Stadium pitch to baffle the Railmen, while teammate Iqbal Abdulla also scalped two wickets for 55 runs for Mumbai.

Earlier, resuming at 248 for eight, Mumbai were bundled out for 248, with Murali Kartik (5/81) producing some lethal bowling for the hosts.

Brief scores: Railways: 187 & 174 (F Fazal 42; H Singh 3/25, I Abdullah 2/55).

Mumbai: 284 (R Sharma 101, W Jaffer 75; M Kartik 5/81).

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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